World Therapeutic Horticulture Day

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day

To celebrate World Therapeutic Horticulture Day, we’d like to share a story from one of our volunteers, that highlights some of the benefits she felt from her time in The Patchworking Garden Project.

My Patchworking Journey

My Patchworking Journey

I started my time with the Patchworking Garden in 2018. I attended the Thursday morning group, which started at 10AM and finished at 1PM. Back then the three hours spent at Patchwork each week was the longest time I would spend outside my flat. I enjoyed the Thursday...

A weekend of music

A weekend of music

We're thrilled to announce that the Patchworking Garden Project has been chosen as the exclusive charity partner for Dorking’s Westival, a vibrant charity music weekend taking place in Dorking's historic West Street. Westival has raised over £54,000 for worthy causes...

Annabel’s Story

Annabel’s Story

It’s as little or as much as you like to do at the garden: You can sit and enjoy the bird song and take in the leafy green ambiance, or share tasks gardening or doing craft.

OUR TREE OF TREES

OUR TREE OF TREES

We are delighted to receive a special tree from The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) “Tree of Trees” which stood tall as a message of hope, regeneration and optimism to the nation and the world as part of the Platinum Jubilee weekend celebrations. The Patchworking Garden...

Eco-Friendly Christmas Planning

Eco-Friendly Christmas Planning

Recycling has always been a central tenet in the garden, composting being an obvious example - we haven't bought a plastic bag of compost for 2 years - simply using what we have made. Pallet wood is invariably a starting point for our woodworking projects, and so many...

A success story to match the garden

A success story to match the garden

It would be fair to stay that the story of the Patchworking Academy has been a bit patchy at times. In the beginning it was hoped that it would be a relatively straightforward project, although everyone realised it would require determination and commitment not to...

Summer School

Summer School

The Patchworking Academy Students turned the tables on their tutors by setting them homework for the Summer School this year. Running just half a day two days a week the Summer School gives the students the opportunity to tend and harvest their crops during August. It...

Time to reflect on our progress

Time to reflect on our progress

As we launch our new website complete with a new logo, it seems a fitting time to reflect on how far the charity has come since its inception. The easiest part was recognising that the site needed clearing at least a little before we could open! This has happened...

Our Alitex Greenhouse win!

Our Alitex Greenhouse win!

In the autumn we heard that Alitex were looking for a local charity to whom they could donate their famous Messenger greenhouse worth £80,000, and a competition was launched  to find the perfect partner. They said they sought an organisation that would reap all the...

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The Garden (formerly Friends Life), Sports Ground, Pixham Lane, Dorking, RH4 1QA

Registered address: 44 Westbank, Dorking RH4 3DH